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Eternal Resting Place(s)





Him: Do you want to have our ashes mixed?


Me: Oh! That's going to make me cry. Yes! In the pasture out back?


Him: Okay. And up on Humpback Rocks. And a little bit released into space on one of those memorial rockets.


Me: Wait, what? Hurtling indefinitely? Are you nuts? And hiking up Humpback gives me asthma!


Him: Well, we could divide them up.


Me: Like permanent separate vacations?


Him:


Him: Also, I think I'd like to have some sprinkled at Sputyn Divel.

(He rowed there in college.)


Him: And on UVA Grounds.

(He teaches at the med school there.)


Him: And on the Quad at Columbia--


Me: As a nod to after I transferred there, right?


Him:


Me: You know what? Just put mine in the couch.











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